Home > Lifestyle > How to travel safely > Modes of travel Modes of travel All sections in Travel Health » Conditions of concern » Modes of Travel » Travel diet and fitness » General Travel Advice » Travel Health News Microbes on international space station are familiar from earth Most of the microbes scientists found inside the International Space Station have been found to be human-associated. Quiz Wilderness Survival Skills » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Assess Test your sun sense » Join Heart to Heart » 8 healthy snacks to fill you Weird things found in airport security NASA twins study explores space, the final genetic frontier A unique study of twin astronauts is helping scientists uncover how the body responds to long space travel. WATCH: There's something about space that's triggering herpes in astronauts There's a cosmic war being fought - against space herpes. Year in space put US astronaut's disease defences on alert Scientists have found that an astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert. Astronaut twins shed light on health hazards in space In a groundbreaking study, NASA researchers compared the biological differences between twins Scott and Mark Kelly. Here is what they found. US government wants airline data to prevent accidents In future the US government will require airlines to collect and analyse safety data to help spot troubling trends and prevent accidents. Life in space may take toll on spinal muscles Besides low back pain during and immediately after space missions, astronauts appear to be at increased risk of spinal disc herniation. British lawyer suffers gruesome spider bite whilst travelling to South Africa A 40 year old lawyer from the United Kingdom almost lost his leg after suffering a horrific spider bite on a Qatar flight to South Africa. The unique risks space tourists will face Space tourists may soon be plunking down six figures and buying passage to a low-earth orbit. But they should be aware of the health risks from gravitational forces, space radiation and space motion sickness. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.